Each month, a talented Art Students League of Denver faculty will offer adults, parents, and children a demonstration with a different form of art. These workshops are an excellent way for the community to meet local artists and gain insight into their success. Take advantage of this great opportunity to observe artists that will inspire you to tackle your own challenges and obstacles with your own goals while creating your own art. Free materials are available throughout the month for use.
Play on Green Valley Ranch Branch Library computers before the library opens!
Lunch generously provided by Chipotle Mexican Grill, 3455 N. Salida St. in Aurora! If you have special dietary needs, please bring your own lunch.
When: Sunday, March 2, 11 a.m.-1p.m.
Where: Green Valley Ranch Branch 720-865-0310
For: Kids and Teens 8-18 years old.
Registration: Registration and permission slips required. See library staff at the Green Valley Ranch Branch for details. Limited to 35 people – register and get your permission slips in as soon as you can, but no later than March 1 before 5 p.m.
Join us at 11 AM on the first Saturday of every month for family programming at the Sam Gary Library! Top Hogs presents an amazing, comedy-filled trick pig show that is action-packed and fun for the entire family! Get ready for non-stop thrills, audience participation, and education in this three act show- you might even catch a pig on a SKATEBOARD!
Throw on your best Ren Faire gear and come to the Denver Public Library to enjoy an inspired concert in our great hall – and yes, it’s safety dance. The Kindred Spirits is a musical ensemble comprised of professional, accomplished and experienced musicians based in Colorado and performing as a group since 1992. Their unique selection of Renaissance and traditional Celtic music, pairs beautifully with their period and eccentric concert dress. And, in the spirit of anachronism, don’t be surprised to hear a modern tune as well. Don’t miss the fun! http://denverlibrary.org/fresh
Playing a variety of pieces from the 16th and early 17th centuries on a variety of historical instruments, including the four-course Renaissance guitar, seven-course Renaissance lute, and the 14 string theorbo, no one conjures the sound of Shakespeare’s world like talented musician, Peter Schimpf. His repertoire includes intricate and lively pieces from England, France, and Italy between the years 1500 and 1640. http://denverlibrary.org/fresh
An expert instrumentalist, Peter Hebert plays the evocative hammered dulcimer and its cousin, the psaltery, with masterful ease – filling the air with the ancient sounds of Medieval Europe. The Graeco-Roman dulcimer (sweet song) derives its name from the Latin dulcis (sweet) and the Greek melos (song). Find out how perfectly named this haunting instrument can be when Peter Hebert makes his dulcimer sing a sweet song. http://denverlibrary.org/fresh
In celebration of Black History Month, the library will present Freedom Riders, an important documentary about the time period during civil rights era when people came together to stop segregation. Special guest Rev. James Peters, Jr. will lead a powerful and insightful discussion along with showing clips of the film.